as·sem·bly n pl -blies
1 a: a company of persons collected together in one place usu. for some common purpose
b cap: a legislative body esp. that makes up the lower house of a legislature see also general assembly, legislative assembly
2: the act of coming together: the condition of being assembled see also unlawful assembly

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun aggregation, assemblage, body, caucus, collection, company, conclave, concourse, conference, congregation, consilium, contio, convention, conventus, convocation, crowd, gathering, group, mass, meeting, multitude II index aggregate, assemblage, caucus, chamber (body), company (assemblage), conference, conglomeration, congregation, congress, cumulation, legislature, manufacture, meeting (conference), parley, rendezvous, selection (collection), session

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A group of people gathered together in the same place for the same purpose; the meeting together of a group of people for a common purpose.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

gathering or associating with others. Freedom of assembly is a European Human Right under Article 11, applicable in the UK.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

1 A group of people gathering, coming together, or meeting, or already so assembled, for a common purpose.
2 A legislative body, especially in many states, the lower house of the state legislature.
@ unlawful assembly
Three or more individuals gathering, coming together, or meeting with the common intention of committing a violent crime or some act, lawful or unlawful, that will breach the peace.
=>> assembly.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

The congregation of a number of persons at the same location.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

The congregation of a number of persons at the same location.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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